nonexplosive nonexplosive

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not explosive

Usage(s):

  1. Previously, U-235 was almost impossible to separate from nonexplosive U-238, except with great expense and difficulty.
  2. A great claim for the Woolson Diesel is the elimination of fire hazard due to the use of nonexplosive crude oil fuel.
  3. Aircraft engineers seek a motor which will burn cheap nonexplosive fuel oil and yet be light of weight.

News

  • Fireworks inch closer to legalization in Iowa

    Under the proposed bill, anyone 18 and older would be able to buy and use novelty and consumer fireworks in the state. Currently only sparklers and other nonexplosive novelties can be sold in Iowa.
    on March 18, 2014     Source: Omaha World-Herald

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